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I had upper eyelid ptosis 8 days ago and there is still significant swelling, is this normal?

Eight days ago today I had upper eyelid ptosis pn my left eye to correct my droopy eyelid aka lazy eye. The sutures were removed a couple days ago! My eyelid is just as low as it was before. Is this normal? Is it because of swelling?

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Significant swelling eight days after ptosis surgery of the eyelid is normal.

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One would expect significant swelling eight days after eyelid surgery. If you have any particular concerns this should be brought to the attention of your own surgeon.


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